Print Edition for the week of
Jan. 10 - 16, 2018

Vol. 18, No. 35
Rachel Tunstall


Northwest Portland Has Begun Denying Parking Permits to Some Apartment Residents

And Similar Policies Could Soon Spread to Other Areas

Political Groups Are Trying to Trick You in the Official Voters’ Pamphlet for This Month’s Election

And the Secretary of State Says He Has to Print It

Hall Monitor: After the B-Word

A Hasty Insult Has Taken Some Pressure Off Commissioner Loretta Smith


Girl Fest Couldn’t Come at a Better Time

This Year’s Lineup Features Dreckig, Gifted Gab, and More

The Prids Persist

Talking Life, Death, and Dark Pop with One of Portland’s Longest-Running Bands

The 17 Best Concerts to See in Portland This Week: January 10-16

Destroyer, Sløtface, and the Fifth Annual Girl Fest

Movies & TV

The 20 Best Films to Catch in Portland Theaters This Week: January 12-18

This Week: Coraline, The Raid, a Studio Ghibli Retrospective, and More

My Life as a Zucchini Review: FINALLY, a Stop-Motion Animated Movie About Orphans and Sex Jokes!

There Are Also Subtitles!

Phantom Thread Review: A Phenomenally Fucked-Up Romantic Comedy

Paul Thomas Anderson’s Style and Substance

The Post Review: Spielberg’s Ode to the Adversarial Press

Hey, Neat! A Reminder of Why Newspapers Matter!

A Pared-Down Reel Music Fest Offers a Few Must-Sees

Highlights Include Itzhak, Long Strange Trip, and a Unique Screening of The Passion of Joan of Arc

Visual Art

Beyond The Americans

At Blue Sky Gallery, an Essential Look into the Life and Work of Photographer Robert Frank

Origins of Illimat

Making a Board Game with the Decemberists


A City Scandalized

How the Vice Clique Scandal of 1912 Exposed Portland’s Gay Underground

Ask a Pot Lawyer

Sorry, Jeff Sessions, But Legal Weed’s Not Going Anywhere

Although the Attorney General Ripped Up the Cole Memo, It’s Still Business as Usual

I, Anonymous

This Week’s Featured I, Anonymous!

You’re Welcome

Lush Life

Stay the Course: Drinking Right in 2018

Keep Your Cocktail-Related Resolutions in 2018 at Some of the New Hit Bars of 2017.

Last Supper

A Touch of Yucatan

Taqueria La Mestiza is Small, But Mighty


Nightingale Remedies Makes a Cannabis Topical That Actually Works

Because, Despite What Patrick Swayze Taught Us, Pain Does Hurt

New Column!

Who I’d Cast in the Fire and Fury Movie

(Or, Why Hasn’t Hollywood Hired Me Yet? Are They Stupid?)


Letters to the Editor

Weed, Tonya Harding, and the Mercury’s Unquestioned Market Dominance

I, Anonymous Blog

Punk Kid

Oregon For Life

New Ego

Confessions of a Libtard

Many Many Thoughts


High Cuck Poem

You are a piece of shit

Groceries and Guns

People Hating People

Reality Check

Being Small

My Fellow Neighbors and Strangers

Weird Attractions?

Quimby @ 23rd car prowler

Worst Interview Ever

Get off the Road!

Coasting through the rainy winter


Project Positivity

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

Worms Turn

The Party Review

From Slacktivism to Activism

The 10 Best Ways to Make a Difference in Portland this Week: January 10-16

Celebrate Roe v. Wade with Drag Queen Karaoke, March for MLK, and Volunteer with Transition Projects

Portland’s Pretty

Built to Spill (and Impress)

These Sweeties are the Cure for Your Winter Blues